David Crosby is the Chief Officer for Shropshire Partners in Care.
David worked in the social housing sector for the first part of his career, with three local authorities (for two of which he was Head of Housing) and a housing association. He then moved into the charity sector working for three national cancer support charities – Macmillan Cancer Support, Breast Cancer Care/Breast Cancer Now and Teenage Cancer Trust. He was Director of Services for Breast Cancer Care/Breast Cancer Now and Teenage Cancer Trust. David joined Shropshire Partners in Care – a not for profit organisation representing 230 independent nursing, residential, supporting living and domiciliary care providers in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin – as Chief Officer in August 2021.
Outside of work:
David is a keen runner, a qualified England Athletics Leader in Running Fitness and runs a Run Together running group in Pontesbury. He and his wife are keen sports fans and regularly attend live sporting events, particularly football and athletics, and are Shrewsbury Town FC season ticket holders.
Why he is a trustee at STITC:
“I am particularly passionate about the role that sport and physical activity can play in improving health and wellbeing for people of all ages and abilities. I am also keen to support STITC’s role in promoting the football club in the local community across Shropshire, as a key partner of statutory and voluntary organisations.”
Why he is beneficial as a trustee at STITC:
“I bring detailed knowledge and experience of working in the charity sector at a senior level, particularly around governance, finance and strategy. I was also previously a trustee for Reading FC Community Trust for two years from 2018-2020.”